Sandrine Bonneville and her husband, Jean-Philippe are the owners of the Hotel de la Muse. We met Sandrine in St Barts and were glad to see her again in her new surroundings.
The river Tarn flows peacefully past the hotel. In the spring there is much more water and the area is a great for rafting.
On Sunday morning a road rally was being held. This bridge crosses the river in Rozier.
Wild flowers were abundant along the hiking paths through the area.
Looking down on the Hotel de la Muse from one of three trails along the gorge.
Rock climbing is one of many sports available in the area.
If you look closely you can see Griffon Vultures perched on the rock ledge in the upper left portion of this photo.
One of many ancient villages set against a dramatic backdrop.
The Gorge is deep and narrow, and thus only recieves sun light during the mid day hours. The mosses and other vegetation are stunning.
Another view of Hotel de la Muse from a higher spot on the trail.
Every evening Jean-Phiippe oversaw the operation of the restaurant at Hotel de la Muse. In less than a year it has become recognized as one of the best restaurants in this area.
Villages such as this one are scattered along the river gorges